(2012-11) Secularism ~ “secular” simply means that something doesn’t have anything to do with religion (...) when we talk about “secularism” as a social movement, we’re talking about working to keep faith-based ideas, superstition and religious ideology out of public life. (...) secularists want public policy to be based on facts, science and reason.
Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution-- Could definitely be used for the Civil War unit or other units. One idea- assign each student an event to research. Have them copy their foot on a piece of paper and then use the feet to form a timeline.